Resources for National Poetry Month and Holocaust Awareness Month

Both of these events are celebrated in the month of April. Below are some resources to enhance student learning.  

Digital Resources


Alegria de ser tu y yo – complete with Spanish cassette tape – for K-1 or a beginning level Spanish class

All the World and El mundo entero – 2 separate sets – preK – 2

Analyzing & Appreciating Poetry – a dvd for middle & high school

The Beauty of Haiku Poetry – in DVD & VHS for 3rd thru 12th grade

Big Talk: Poems for Four Voices – a book set for 3rd – 8th grade

Bronx Masquerade – for Middle and High School – audio book also available

A Child’s Calendar (also with audio book available!) Grades K – 5

Elementary Poetry Booksets #1 & 2 – 23 assorted titles each set  – 1st – 5th grades

Florian Primary Poetry Set – 18 books of pun and wordplay for K-1

High School Poetry – An assortment of 20+ titles

Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices – grades 3 – 5

Love That Dog – Book set for grades 3 – 5

Middle School Poetry – 31 assorted titles

Out of the Dust – Book set for 3rd to 8th grade

Poetry Lounge: Self Expression Through the Spoken Word – DVD – Middle to High school

The Poetry Show – DVD of timeless treasures for K – 3 

Holocaust Resources

Middle & High School level

All But My Life – book set

Anne Frank: Diary Of A Young Girl  – book set, audio book and DVD

Anne Frank Remembered – Books, audio book and VHS

Book Thief, The  – Books and audio book

Boy in the Striped Pajamas, The – Books, audio book and DVD

Devil’s Arithmetic, The – Books, audio book and DVD

Hide and Seek – Books

Life is Beautiful – Disney DVD *requires parental permission (HS)
Miracle at Midnight – Disney DVD
Sarah’s Key – Book Club Set of 10
They Spoke Out: American Voices Against the Holocaust 1938-45  Disney DVD
World War II/Holocaust Assorted Book Set – Contains 6 copies of 7 titles
Italicized titles also appropriate for 4th & 5th grade

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